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Opportunities are currently available in the following areas of expertise:

Critical Care

Req #: 00059718-140401
Job Title: Associate Professor, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Critical Care has an opening for an associate professor, term tenure track to strengthen our efforts in neuroscience research on topics broadly related to cancer survivors such as chronic pain, stress, and neuro-endocrine disorders. Candidates must have an outstanding publication record and expertise in genomics (non-coding RNA, siRNA screening, and microRNA), neurophysiology, and imaging. The incumbent will be responsible for establishing their own independent program funded by extramural grants. Preference will be given to candidates with NIH funding and a highly productive record of innovative research and collaborations in the areas of protein interactions, signal transduction, neuronal and synaptic imaging, and synaptic plasticity. Refer to the Department of Critical Care Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

This position offers highly competitive salary and start-up packages, outstanding scientific resources, and unique opportunities to interact with other neuroscientists in the Texas Medical Center. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or in the biomedical field and have at least two years experience in a position with similar requirements.

Interested applicants should submit in a single PDF file their curriculum vitae and a two-page synopsis of research interest and future plans to.

Faculty Search Committee
Attn: Valerie Alexis
Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Unit 110
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77030

Email: vtalexis@mdanderson.org


Genetics

Req #: 00062114-131230
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Genetics seeks an outstanding and highly interactive basic research scientist for a term tenure track faculty position.  Applicants at the assistant and associate professor levels are welcome.  We are specifically interested in researchers utilizing model organisms or genomics approaches to investigate fundamental biological problems such as stem cell and developmental biology, metabolism, and genomic instability. New faculty will join a collegial department with programs in developmental biology, cell signaling, DNA repair, cell division, and human and mouse cancer genetics and genomics. Refer to the Department of Genetics Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

We offer a generous recruitment package, state-of-the art facilities, competitive graduate and post-doctoral training programs, and the unparalleled research environment of MD Anderson, currently the nation’s top ranked cancer center, and the surrounding Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest biomedical center.  Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, and will be expected to develop an internationally recognized, extramurally funded research program and make significant contributions to graduate education.

To apply, please send within a single pdf file: (1) Cover letter outlining relevance of research experience and interests to position description, (2) Curriculum vitae, (3) Statement of current and proposed research plan (three page maximum) and (4) Contact information for three references by April 30, 2014 to:

Email: GeneticsSearch@mdanderson.org

Guillermina (Gigi) Lozano, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Genetics, Unit 1010
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030


Genitourinary Medical Oncology

Req #: 00028340-140403
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track


The Departments of Genitourinary Medical Oncology and Genomic Medicine are seeking applicants for a joint research, term tenure track position that will contribute to the basic and translational effort of addressing the challenge of prostate, urothilial, and kidney cancers.  Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Refer to the Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Ph. D. degree with urological research specialty.
  • Track record of accomplishment and commitment to working in a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment, with several years experience working in a research environment where duties involve scientific research disciplines.
  • Research interests that include mechanisms of prostate cancer development and progression, androgen receptor molecular biology, and improved prevention, detection, and treatment of prostate cancer.

Interested applicants should send within a single pdf file: (1) Cover letter outlining relevance of research experience and interests to position description, (2) Curriculum vitae, (3) Statement of current and proposed research plan (three page maximum) and (4) Contact information for three references to:

Christopher J. Logothetis, MD
Chair, Professor
Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, Unit 1374
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030

Email: nkaye@mdanderson.org


Health Services Research

Req #: 00011125-140114
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Health Services Research is accepting applications for term tenured/tenure-track faculty in any area of health services research. Associate and full professor candidates must have a strong record of scholarly achievement and extramural funding. We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in health economics, outcomes research, decision analysis, and comparative effectiveness. However, applicants from all areas of expertise are welcome. Qualifications include a doctoral degree in health services research, economics, epidemiology, public health, demography, public policy, or related field. Refer to the Department of Health Services Research Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

These positions are fully funded, with an obligation for only 40% extramural support following the third year of appointment. Salary is extremely competitive and commensurate with experience. MD Anderson offers very generous start-up packages and excellent benefits.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world’s most respected cancer centers exclusively devoted to cancer patient care, research, education, and prevention. The successful candidate will join a highly interdisciplinary team of health services researchers and clinicians to conduct cancer research.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send (a) cover letter outlining the relevance of the candidate's research experience and interests to the position description, (b) curriculum vitae (c) brief statement of current and proposed research plan and (d) 3 letters of recommendation to:

Sharon H. Giordano, M.D., M.P.H.
Chair, Department of Health Services Research, Unit 1444
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler Street
Houston, TX 77030

Email: sgiordan@mdanderson.org
Phone: 713-563-0200


Molecular Carcinogenesis

Req #: 00010347-140402
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis seeks applicants for a term tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor.  Research in the department focuses on cellular, molecular, and genetic mechanisms of carcinogenesis and cancer prevention.  We seek individuals working in the areas of genetic susceptibility, epigenetic reprogramming, genomic instability, and cancer stem cells. Candidates must be committed to working in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an internationally recognized and competitively funded research program, and to participate in graduate training. The department is well funded with many outstanding core support services, including facilities for analysis of genetically engineered mouse models and next-generation sequencing. Our department is located in a pine-oak forest near the city of Austin, TX.  MD Anderson offers outstanding research facilities, startup packages, and faculty benefits. Refer to the Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent, postdoctoral or independent scholarly research experience, and a strong publication record. Interested applicants should submit a statement of research interest, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to the email address below by July 1, 2014.

Email: sciencepark@mdanderson.org

Mark Bedford, Ph.D., Professor
Search Committee Chair
Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis
1808 Park Road 1C, PO Box 389
Smithville, TX  78957


Sarcoma Medical Oncology

Req #: 00060980-140328
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology is seeking applicants for an assistant professor, term tenure track. This is a faculty position responsible to the chair of the Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology, who reports to the head of the Division of Cancer Medicine. This researcher/investigator conducts and coordinates original research that will enhance the overall program of the department; provides expertise in the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical and laboratory research projects; and designs and executes the analyses of a broad range of biomedical research projects in their respective field. Must be able to work within a context of very intense interpersonal relationship including physicians, patients and subordinates. A Ph.D. is required. Key functions include:

Education/Teaching

Provide a balanced and integrated educational program in the design of research projects in a related field. Provide appropriate analytical presentations to medical residents, postdoctoral fellows and students. Attend and participate in division/department teaching and continuing education conferences. Supervise research projects conducted by graduate and undergraduate students.

Research

Actively engage in translational research and scholarly activity to enhance the academic environment of the department. Develop programs of research and scholarly activities in keeping within the goals of the department. Seek appropriate funding mechanisms to support research; will require budget development and analysis. Contribute to the literature in their field of expertise by publishing original research in peer reviewed journals.

Service

Represent the department in local, regional, state, national, and international matters pertaining to their field of expertise. Coordinate translational activities within the department. Provide appropriate expertise to other principal investigators in the department in the design and analysis of clinical and laboratory research projects. Collaborate with physicians on research protocols incorporating concepts from areas of expertise.

Refer to the Department of Sarcoma Medical Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs. Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, references, and a research plan describing their academic interests to:

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Sarcoma Medical Oncology, Unit 450
1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030

Fax: 713-794-1934
Email: mailto:rvidrine@mdanderson.org


School of Health Professions

Req #: 00065638-140303
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA)


The School of Health Professions has an opening for an educational coordinator at the rank of assistant professor, research faculty appointment (RFA). The educational coordinator is responsible for instructing and assessing didactic and clinical courses in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program and coordinating the clinical education setting. The individual will directly observe students in the lab and clinical setting as they interact with patients and members of other allied health professions. The individual will be responsible for the development, implementation and continued improvement of didactic and clinical experiences in the sonography program; must evaluate and supervise students in the didactic and clinical environment; and assist the program director with other administrative duties.

Key Functions

Performs student instruction and clinical coordination to include:

  • Develop and maintain the program curricula to coincide with national guidelines.
  • Supervise, develop and instruct in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography didactic course work of the School of Health Professions.
  • Develop and participate in continued evaluation of the programs in Diagnostic Medical Sonography.
  • Coordinate clinical instruction given by identified clinical preceptors (CP) at MD Anderson and affiliates.
  • Assist in the development and operation of the program by participating in the formulation of policies and procedures.
  • Participate in programmatic and regional accreditation activities.
  • Deliver training of scanning protocols for the individual organ systems of the upper abdomen, obstetrics and gynecology, small parts, application of ultrasound physics to correlate with didactic lectures.

Education Required:
Master’s Degree in Administration or Education; Five years minimum of college/university level teaching experience in an accredited DMS program; Graduate of a CAAHEP accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography program

Experience Required:
Seven years teaching experience in a Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program; five years experience as Educational Coordinator or Program Director; proficient in curriculum development, supervision, instruction and evaluation.

License/Certification Required:
Registered in Abdomen and OB/GYN with five plus years’ occupational experience. RVT is preferred but not required.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, letter of intent for the position, and professional certification documentation to:

William Undie, Ed.D., MBA., RT(R)(T)
Assistant Professor and Program Director
Diagnostic Imaging Program, School of Health Professions
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas 77030

Email: wundie@mdanderson.org
Phone: 713-792-3455
Fax: 713-745-3337


Req #: 00060057-140114
Job Title: Education Coordinator/Assistant Professor


Summary

The primary purpose of the education coordinator/assistant professor for the Molecular Genetic Technology (MGT) program position is to provide supervision, administration, lectureship, scholarly research, and coordination of the instructional faculty in the academic and clinical phases of the educational program in the MGT program.

Education

Required: MS or MEd degree; training program in clinical molecular diagnostic techniques or equivalent in the field

Preferred:  PhD degree, training program in clinical molecular diagnostic techniques or equivalent , with specific experience in teaching molecular diagnostics techniques in any or all of the following:  nucleic acid detection and amplification methods, sequencing, molecular identification of human pathogens, molecular identification of constitutional abnormalities or cancer detection and typing, human identification, and/or array-based comparative genomic hybridization.

License/Certification

Required: Certification in one of the following:

  • MB(ASCP)CM 
  • ABMG (Molecular)
  • MLS(ASCP)CM with 3 years of Clinical Experience in a Molecular Genetics Laboratory

or board eligible within one year of hire

Experience

Required: Three years registered either in ABMG (molecular) or ASCP (molecular) (takes into consideration the recent NCA and ASCP merger); three years experience in the clinical molecular laboratory and/or teaching/performing molecular genetic techniques or combination to equal three years total working in clinical molecular laboratory and teaching/performing molecular genetic techniques.

Preferred:  Five years registered either in ABMG (molecular) or ASCP (molecular) (takes into consideration the recent NCA and ASCP merger); five years experience in the clinical molecular laboratory and/or teaching/performing molecular genetic techniques or combination to equal three years total working in clinical molecular laboratory and teaching/performing molecular genetic techniques. 

Key Functions

  1. Reports to, represents (when needed) and assists director of the DG/MGT programs in the development, delivery and review of a complete and effective didactic and laboratory curriculum; including preparing and presenting organized lectures in cognitive and technical aspects of molecular genetics technology, developing objectives for each course of the program, and assuring coordination of objectives to exam questions.
  2. Prepares lesson plans, class exercises, quizzes, interval exams, final written and practical exams and comprehensive final exams to evaluate student knowledge. 
  3. Builds and maintains exam question banks, a library of teaching slides and computer assisted learning aids.
  4. Assists with record keeping for program. 
  5. Participates in the student recruitment, selection and admission process.  Assists in the preparation for and maintenance of program accreditation by the National Association for the Accreditation of Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) Programs and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). 
  6. Assist the director in the coordination of student clinical experiences through the clinical laboratories. 
  7. Maintains and reviews effectiveness of the clinical evaluation process to ensure optimal measurement of students’ skills, knowledge, and behavior. 
  8. Coordinates curriculum with the  senior allied health educator(s) in the Molecular Genetic Technology Program
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, letter of intent for the position, professional certification documentation to:

Shirley Richmond, Ed.D, FASAHP
Dean, School of Health Professions
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Bates Freeman  YB. 5712D  Unit 002
Houston, Texas 77030-4009

Email: BHernandez2@mdanderson.org
Office: 713-745-1205
Fax: 713-792-0800


Systems Biology

Req #: 00062967-140403
Job Title: Open Rank, Research Faculty Appointment


The Department of Systems Biology invites applicants for full-time research faculty appointments.  The positions offer the opportunity for professional growth and development by joining an exciting and active group of basic scientists and translational investigators.  Successful candidates will closely interact with the many ongoing research programs within the Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy (IPCT).

Our research faculty positions require a scientist to work in the field of personalized cancer therapy. The candidate will be responsible for the identification of individuals at high-risk of developing cancer, including markers of early diagnosis and markers to select patients for individualized therapeutic approaches. MD Anderson has developed the Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy, which will provide access to high throughput technologies to analyze patient tumors at the DNA, RNA and protein levels as well as germline DNA.  This individual will be responsible for evaluating technologies, establishing standard operating procedures, quality control and implementation of assays to assess DNA, RNA and protein levels as well as germline DNA.  Will be involved in the day-to-day management of the processing and flow of samples and information in the Institute for Personalized Cancer Treatment. Expertise in high throughput technologies and specifically in next generation sequencing would facilitate the project.  Refer to the Department of Systems Biology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Responsibilities include 1) facilitating the translation of our understanding of genomics transcriptional profiling and proteomics to changing patient management through the Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy; 2)  evaluate and implement new technologies for the evaluation of patient samples at the level of DNA, RNA and protein; 3) Evaluate next generation sequencing  technologies and determine the impact such information will have on personalized cancer treatments; 4) develop quality control approaches and standard operating procedures for the management of patient samples; 5) instruct and manage research support personnel in implementing experiments and interpretation of data; 6) interact with and participate in collaborative studies such as those leading to Program Project or SPORE grants.  The high level goal is to integrate molecular, clinical, and patient-specific information to bring personalized cancer therapy to the clinic.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D., and have  demonstrated potential as an independent scientist.  Must have several years of experience working in a research environment where duties involve scientific research disciplines at a U.T. component or at another academic institution, or have applicable experience deemed equivalent.  Evidence of consistent research of high quality, and a dedication to a career in cancer research is required. Experience with next generation sequencing and other high-throughput technologies is a major plus.

MD Anderson offers a highly attractive recruitment package and the unrivalled scientific environment of the Texas Medical Center. Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, research plan, and complete contact information of three references to:

Gordon Mills, M.D., Ph.D., Chair
Attn: Karina Eterovic, Ph.D.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Systems Biology, Unit 950
South Campus Research Building II
P. O. Box 301429
Houston, TX 77230-1429

E-mail: aketerovic@mdanderson.org


Req #: 00042029-140304
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Systems Biology invites applicants for a full-time academic appointment at the rank of assistant professor or higher, term tenure or term tenure track.  The position offers the opportunity for professional growth and development by joining an exciting and active group of basic scientists and translational investigators.  The successful candidate will closely interact with the many ongoing research programs within the department and is expected to maintain an active funded research program in systems biology.  MD Anderson is ranked the #1 cancer center in the U.S. and is known for excellence in collaborative research and cross disciplinary training. Refer to the Department of Systems Biology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The research faculty position will advance the program of Cancer Systems Biology through cutting-edge methods including, but not restricted to single cell biology; synthetic biology; genome-scale biology (network biology, omics, and in particular metabolomics); or predictors of prognosis and response to therapy. The research faculty position is expected to participate in and collaborate with active program(s) ongoing in the department in this discipline.  Specifically, the faculty member will be responsible for the day to day running of their own research laboratory and for planning and executing experiments.  In addition, the individual will be required to procure and maintain independent peer review research funding; analyze laboratory research projects; supervise assigned laboratory personnel; teach fellows/students; and initiate as well as help to write grants and papers.

Start-up funds and excellent laboratory space are available.  The successful candidate will benefit from closely interacting with the many ongoing basic and translational research programs of the Department of Systems Biology.  In addition, the candidate will be expected to develop an original, creative, and independent research program and have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research with world-class clinical and laboratory researchers.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D., and at least 5-10 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Must have several years of experience working in a research environment where duties involve scientific research disciplines at a UT component or at another academic institution; or have applicable experience deemed equivalent.  Must show evidence of consistent research of high quality, a dedication to a career in cancer research, and a proven track record of original research and publications.  In addition, applicants must demonstrate potential to obtain extramural funding.MD Anderson offers a highly attractive recruitment package and the unrivalled scientific environment of the Texas Medical Center.  

Interested applicants should forward curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and a list of three to five references to:

Gordon Mills, M.D., Ph.D., Chair
Department of Systems Biology, Unit 950
South Campus Research Building II
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
P. O. Box 301429
Houston, TX 77230-1429

Email:  gmills@mdanderson.org

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology

Req #: 00038411-140328
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology (THNMO) invites applicants for a term tenured, full-time academic appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. The final rank of this appointment will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications. The position offers the opportunity for professional growth and development by joining an exciting and active group of clinicians, physician-scientists, and clinical, basic science, and translational investigators. The successful candidate will closely interact with the many ongoing research programs of the department focusing on carcinogenesis and prevention, treatment, biomarker development, and other projects in support of personalized medicine. The faculty member will have access to THNMO’s substantial patient resources, core facilities, animal models, thoracic molecular pathology laboratories, and educational/training programs. THNMO is currently funded by NIH Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs), the Lung Cancer Moon Shot, and other programmatic and peer-reviewed grants that facilitate the department’s translational research initiatives. Refer to the Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Responsibilities will include leadership of investigator-initiated translational laboratory research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and lead an independently-funded clinical or translational laboratory research program, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaborations, peer-reviewed funding, and high-impact publications.

Applicants should hold either an MD or PhD. Successful candidates should have demonstrated expertise in the biology of oropharyngeal and/or head and neck cancers and leadership in this area.

In order to ensure full consideration, please send curriculum vitae, letter of application, and list of three to five references to:

John V. Heymach, M.D., Ph.D.
Department Chair, Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, Texas, 77030

Email: Thoracic/Head & Neck administrator, Sheryl Vick: mailto:svick@mdanderson.org

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


Veterinary Sciences

Req #: 00011190-140319
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA)


The Department of Veterinary Sciences has an opening for a veterinarian at the rank of assistant/associate professor, research faculty appointment (RFA). The selected candidate will monitor the animal colony for disease; provide clinical care for the breeding colony and experimental animals; implement animal care and welfare standards; and collaborate with investigators by providing research services.  These clinical care activities will primarily support the Rhesus Monkey Breeding and Research Resource (RMBRR), but will also include general veterinary clinical support across the Keeling Center campus.

Candidates must have earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (or equivalent) from an American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited university and be legally qualified to practice veterinary medicine in some state, province, territory, or possession of the Unites States. 

Candidates must have post graduate clinical experience in veterinary medicine and/or laboratory animal medicine.  Must have experience performing veterinary medical and surgical procedures in a private or research/academic environment.  Board certificaton by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) is preferred.  Must meet institutional requirements for an academic appointment as an assistant/associate professor.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae to:

Christian R. Abee, D.V.M., M.S., DACLAM
Doctor R. Lee Clark Professor and Chair
Department of Veterinary Sciences
Director, Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Bastrop, TX 78602

Email:  cabee@mdanderson.org
Phone: 512-321-3991


Req #: 00033936-140319
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA)


The Department of Veterinary Sciences has an opening for a veterinarian at the rank of assistant/associate professor, research faculty appointment (RFA). The selected candidate will monitor the animal colony for disease; provide clinical care for the breeding colony and experimental animals; implement animal care and welfare standards; and collaborate with investigators by providing research services.  The ability to participate in Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) nonclinical laboratory studies for the Department of Veterinary Sciences and ensure compliance with FDA, OECD, and MHW GLP regulations is desirable. Must be able to fulfill the role and responsibilities of a clinical veterinarian in GLP compliant research as defined by the aforementioned regulations. Should also be able to support the centralized services of surgery, x-ray, and ultrasonography.

Candidates must have earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (or equivalent) from an American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited university and be legally qualified to practice veterinary medicine in some state, province, territory, or possession of the Unites States.

Candidates must have post graduate clinical experience in veterinary medicine and/or laboratory animal medicine.  Experience in conducting Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) investigations preferred, as is being board certified in laboratory animal medicine (DACLAM).  Must meet institutional requirements for an academic appointment as an assistant/associate professor.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae to:

Christian R. Abee, D.V.M., M.S., DACLAM
Doctor R. Lee Clark Professor and Chair
Department of Veterinary Sciences
Director, Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Bastrop, TX 78602

Email:  cabee@mdanderson.org
Telephone: 512-321-3991


Req #: 00029944-140106
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Research Faculty Appointment (RFA)


The Department of Veterinary Sciences has an opening for a veterinary pathologist at the rank of assistant/associate professor, research faculty appointment (RFA). The successful candidate will assist the section chief in the operation of the anatomical and clinical pathology laboratories in the Department of Veterinary Sciences.  This includes both direct and indirect management of technical personnel within the section and the fiscal management and planning for each of the respective laboratories. Responsible for providing accurate, high quality anatomical, clinical, and experimental pathology data and analytical data generated in the laboratory. Perform basic research, independent and/or collaborative, that contributes to the knowledge base of the cancer center, strengthens translational research activities, and satisfies the goals of the department.

Candidate must have earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (or equivalent) from an American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited university and be legally qualified to practice veterinary medicine in some state, province, territory, or possession of the Unites States. Must be certified or eligible for certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists; eligible for USDA accreditation and eligible for state and federal registration to handle controlled substances.

Candidate must have a minimum of five years experience as a veterinary pathologist (this would include formal training under the supervision of a diplomate of the ACVP) in an an institution that trains veterinary pathologists as one of its primary functions. Must meet institutional requirements for an academic appointment as an assistant/associate professor, and must be recognized by peers as possessing expertise in the field of veterinary pathology and laboratory animal medicine.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae to:

Christian R. Abee, D.V.M., M.S., DACLAM
Doctor R. Lee Clark Professor and Chair
Department of Veterinary Sciences
Director, Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Bastrop, TX 78602

Email:  cabee@mdanderson.org
Phone: 512-321-3991



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